County Government of Meru Director Legal Services Jobs in Kenya

County Government of Meru Director Legal Services Jobs in Kenya


  • The County Government of Meru wishes to recruit competent, self-driven, experienced and qualified staff to fill the following positions in various departments on a five (5) year contract pursuant to article 176 of the constitution of Kenya and county governments Act No.17 of 2012.

    Director Legal Services

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • An officer at this level will be the head of
    legal services function, be responsible for giving
    legal advice to the County,

  • Supervision of all Legal Counsel in the
    Directorate, undertaking complex litigation and
    arbitration on behalf of the County,

  • Drafting and reviewing complex legal
    documents, local and international contracts/
    agreements, drafting bills and subsidiary
    legislation,

  • Training of all Legal Counsel in the Directorate,

  • Providing legal advice and opinion to county
    departments,

  • Ensuring compliance with the national
    values and principles of good governance and
    public service set out in article 10 and article 232
    of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010, and initiating
    and undertaking research on complex and
    emerging legal issues and preparing Legal
    opinions and briefs,

  • Ensuring compliance with county, national,
    regional and international instruments.

    Requirements

    For appointment to this grade, an officer
    must have:-

  • Must be a Kenyan Citizen;

  • Served in the grade of Deputy Director
    legal affairs or in a comparable and
    relevant position for a minimum period
    of three years (3);

  • Must be a holder of Kenya Certificate of
    Secondary Education (KCSE) or its equivalent;

  • Bachelors of Laws (LLB) from a recognized
    university;

  • Master’s degree in law or any other social
    science from a recognized institution;

  • Post graduate diploma in Law from the
    Council of Legal Education;

  • Must be an Advocate of the High Court of
    Kenya having a current practicing certificate;

  • Must be a member of the Law society
    of Kenya

  • Admitted as an advocate of High Court of
    Kenya for five years and above; and

  • Should have administrative and management training at a senior level.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; County Government of Meru Director Legal Services Jobs in Kenya


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